A Series For Christians, Citizens, Brothers, and Riots

The last series of mine (here, here, here, here, and here) was perhaps the first time in my life that I have ever been absolutely and completely alone in my opinion about a very important matter. I’ve been alone in some things, but not like that. But from what I can tell from my stats…

The New Duties of Ordinary Citizens

This piece is the third in a series. This piece is a call to action for Citizens who wish to improve our country in these extraordinary times. The previous pieces were more Christian than this will be, including an identification of the spiritual nature of our moment and the presence of a very dishonest enemy…

New Problems with the New Charges Against the Officers Arresting George Floyd

Complaints have been filed against the other three officers who were involved in the arrest of George Floyd. Like the problems with the charges against Derek Chauvin, there are serious and significant problems with the charges against the newly charged officers. The complaints against these officers are: J. Alexander Kueng Thomas K. Lane Tou Thoa…

An Investigation of the Present Lying Enemy

This is the second post in a series. The last post urged the reader to be strong and courageous and not fear in the midst of these dangerous times. And knowing that we do not wage war against flesh and blood, I’d like to spend this time talking about how to kill the enemy, or…

A Christian Observation of the Current Moment

On May 25, 2020, George Perry Floyd of Minneapolis, MN and Houston, TX died in full view of the nation. A police officer knelt on his neck and head as he cried in pain and eventually stopped moving. The officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck has been charged with third degree murder and manslaughter,…

We Now Know the Intoxicants in George Floyd’s System

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has given a Press Release that updates the complaint’s initial claims and provides information on the toxicology of George Floyd’s system. It can be accessed in full using this link. Cause and Manner of Death The cause of death is described this way: Cause of death: Cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law…

The Unspoken Problems With George Floyd’s Independent Autopsy

On June 1, 2020, the attorney for the family of George Floyd released a statement regarding the independent autopsy of George Floyd. As of this writing on June 2, 2020, neither the official Medical Examiner’s autopsy nor the independent autopsy has been released in full. Additionally, there is an “updated” statement from the Medical Examiner’s…

A Plea For Each of Us to Heal Our Nation

As a friend, hear my plea: Pray for peace. Pray for the ability to forgive. Pray for brotherly love. Pray as you mourn. Pray that justice in our broken hearts will roll down like waters and cleanse our nation. But above all, pray with hope.

The Problems With the Prosecution of Derek Chauvin

On May 25, George Floyd tragically passed away while being taken into police custody. The previous post on this situation broke down the available video evidence surrounding his death. This post explores the legal difficulties regarding the prosecution or liability of the police officers involved in that situation. As of this writing, Derek Chauvin has…

An Overview of Video Evidence Surrounding George Floyd’s Death

On Monday, May 25, 2020, George Floyd died while being apprehended by police. This post does not discuss any autopsy, as it was not available to review. All identifications of speakers and individuals in the video are my own using the linked videos. What we know is that according to news reports, the police were…

What IS a Spiritual Gift?

I write this post because I have not seen it written anywhere else. I’ve been thinking about spiritual gifts for years. I’ve seen debates like the Strange Fire position by John MacArthur. I’ve seen debates on cessationism and continuonism about the gifts of the Holy Spirit, and I don’t like what I hear. So, just…

Serious Christian Talk About Depression and Suicide

I think Christians have a hard time talking about suicide, because doesn’t everybody have a hard time talking about something as weighty as suicide? I’d like to make my own attempt to bridge that gap and give some real talk. Jordan Peterson is one of the people I’ve seen honestly wrestle with this in a…